One of the most popular routes for tourists that travel around Latin America is the trip from Cuzco to Puno by bus. This trip by land takes you across 386 km that separate two of the most important cities of Peru in around 7 hours. Read on to get all the information you need to plan your trip.
The city of Cuzco is one of the most popular with tourists from all over the world, not only due to the colonial architecture and the Inca ruins nearby, but because it is the gateway to the legendary city of Machu Pichu, the capital of the Inca empire.
Due to high demand from tourists from all around the world, there are many bus companies that offer this route, especially during high season (December-January and June-August). If you want to plan your trip right away, visit www.ticketsbolivia.com to book your tickets. The table below shows the times of departure, the different bus companies and prices available for this trip.
Buses from Cuzco to Puno
The “lie-flat” seats recline to 170 degrees, while “semi lie-flat” seats recline to 140 degrees. All buses have air conditioning and bathroom and they stop along the way for passengers to get a meal and rest from the trip. The buses traveling to Puno depart from Cuzco at the Bus Terminal, located on Via de Evitamento Avenue. See map below:
Puno, on the other hand, is a city with an important cultural and natural heritage, such as the floating islands of the Urus, on the Titicaca lake, one of the most important tourist attractions of the surroundings. Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world, and it attracts thousands of tourists both on the Bolivian and Peruvian shores. The city of Puno is also an important passage point between Bolivia and Peru, and tourists traveling between the two countries are bound to pass through on the way to or from Copacabana or La Paz. Buses arrive in Puno at the Bus Terminal, located on Primero de Mayo St. (See map below).
Tickets Bolivia offers the sale of tickets online for traveling between Cuzco and Puno. The online tickets at the best prices, and with the most reliable bus companies offering the service. Have a great trip!